F1 in 2023: Are New Grid Penalties Coming The Drivers’ Way?

Each time a comp F1 in 2023 could really prove to be the complex sport we know it as. So why’s that and what possible rules or regulations may have led to such a thing? For starters- here’s some context…

Mattia Binotto’s Resignation, Ouster, Whatever It Is, Is Hardly Surprising! But Is There Something To It?

He wears those glasses. Has a hairdo that can’t be missed. He’s been the subject of memes that run, unfortunately, in tens of thousands. There’ve been video footages from the heydays of Ferrari that show a mild-mannered, good natured man…

Kevin Magnussen Shows His Class At Brazilian GP Qualifying, But There’s Job Left To Do!

Perhaps it’s only fair to say that one of the best things about Formula 1 is that it is a great leveller of life. Not only is the sport not always about the ‘usual frontrunner’ bagging the goods; it’s also…

What Changes Do Most F1 Drivers Want For 2023?

Formula 1 isn’t just about speed alone. It really isn’t. In a sport so eternally wired in the ‘now,’ unpredictability is often the unspoken rule of the book. But is that all? Maybe it’s fair to say that unpreparedness too…

Why Ferrari Can Hold Their Head High Given The 2022 Singapore GP Result?

Sometimes, it’s not a bad idea to recollect what the ‘Enlightened one‘ aka Gautam Buddh had to say in relation with the truth. After all, it is one of those saying that has, over the course of countless ages, become…

RapidLeaks Reporting Live At 2022 Singapore Grand Prix: Ferrari Look Strong To Dominate Qualifying!

“Few pleasures can equal that of watching Ferrari set the pace in any Formula 1 Grand Prix.” Not Lewis Hamilton, a seven time world champion and perhaps a Hollywood star in the making. Not Helmut Marko, one of Austria’s most…

The Unstoppable (Red) Bull Run Of Max Verstappen!

If you win multiple Grands Prixs in a single season, you are Fernando Alonso or Sebastian Vettel. If you make winning a regular habit, you are Sir Lewis Hamilton. If you set blazingly fast laps and get wins and mind…

Italian GP 2022: Lando Norris With An Ideal Opportunity To Bag A Huge Result At Monza!

For someone who just recently suffered heartbreak following his breakup with longtime girlfriend, it appears that Lando Norris can be pained by anything but his 2022 Italian Grand Prix grid position. In getting an important third at the end of…

Leclerc Must Find A Way To Come Back Into The Reckoning Before It’s Too Late!

L for losing. L for Leclerc and L for love for racing. These three, when put together, give the picture of a driver who’s so often shuttled between agony and ecstasy this Formula 1 season. It must be said, Charles…

Top Moments Of The Belgian Grand Prix!

There are racing tracks that are often so dull and painful to endure. There are those that often seem like cages or barricades of sorts. Then there are street tracks that convert into night racing fiestas. But few match the…

Where Might Daniel Ricciardo Go Next?

There are racing drivers. Then there are Formula 1 racing drivers. And then there is Daniel Joseph Ricciardo. If Daniel Ricciardo were, all of a sudden, to trade places with Russell Crowe’s part in Ridley Scott’s The Gladiator, then he…

Audi In F1: When Is The German Biggie Supposed to Join F1?

It is for quite some time now that we’ve known a thing or two about the famous German automobile giant Audi wanting to get into the F1 space. Although, none of what we’ve heard or read has offered a modicum…

Well Done, Sir: Lewis Hamilton, Ukraine and The F1 Legend’s Noble Deed!!

When Lewis Hamilton decides to put his mind onto something, he generally ends up achieving what he wants. And truth be known, multiple events in the recent Formula 1 seasons have demonstrated just that. A prime example of the above…

Ferrari’s Lowly Story At Belgian GP Post The Kimi Years And 2022 Upgrades!

Ferrari last won a Belgian GP back in 2019. It was the year after their so-called second-rate driver Kimi Raikkonen, one responsible for a mega win at US (COTA 2018) and the-then record shattering pole lap at Monza (1:19:119), exited…

Despite No Wins, Lewis Hamilton’s Performing Way Better Than Charles Leclerc In 2022!

Of the 13 races held this season, Charles Leclerc has put himself, and thus, his Ferrari F1-75 on pole seven times this season. That’s more than what Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez or Carlos Sainz have managed so far. That’s more…

When Will Ferrari Stop Shooting Themselves In The Foot?

It was actually six days back in the day where Mattia Binotto, team principal Ferrari, came out with a bold and forward looking statement. The bespectacled Italian iterated in no uncertain terms that the team must put the disappointment of…

Get In There, Lewis: Podium In 300th F1 Race For Seven-Time World Champion!

Lewis Hamilton arrived in the sport back in 2007. But it didn’t take him long to leave an impact. He was nearly 22 years of age when he scored his maiden career podium: a P3. The venue was the Melbourne-bound…

Vamos, Sainz! You Just Have One More Hurdle To Get Out Of Your Way!

When the most recent Formula 1 Grand Prix, one that took place in Canada was rendered complete, then the driver who stood second on the podium, his best-ever result at the famous Gilles Villeneuve-land shared the following over his social…

Spare A Thought For George Russell!

Something so similar to the events of the recent past happened in the Mercedes camp at Baku that it became a routine reason for celebration, provided one can use the phrase for the under fire Woking team. Not for the…

Horner Shares What Sergio Perez Needs To Do For New Red Bull Contract!

Of the few crucial and dramatic moments from Saturday’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying was the sudden crash Sergio Perez of Red Bull experienced when his car spun out and went straight into the barriers, thus prompting a premature end of…

Montoya Believes Kimi Raikkonen Will Do Well In His NASCAR Debut! How So?

There was a sense of pandemic and uncontrollable excitement soon as news hit that former Formula 1 world champion, Kimi Raikkonen, the latest driver to bring a world title to Maranello, circa 2007, was to make a comeback to the…

Why Fernando Alonso Has Still Got It And Will Give It Everything At Monaco?

There are fine F1 drivers. Then there are consistent F1 drivers. There are also some whom you’d consider special forces of nature. And then there are, not to forget, the real stalwarts of Formula 1 racing. If you know your…

Why Lewis Hamilton Will Hope For A Strong Finish At the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix?

What else would you actually expect from a seven-time world champion such as Lewis Hamilton other than sensational races, magnificent efforts and titanic duels at the front of the grid? In some ways it may not be wrong to suggest…

May 20, 2022- When The F1 World Lost Its Scrupulous Father Figure: Niki Lauda

Regardless of whether Hamilton wins any more championships, whether Verstappen defends his 2021 crown this year or whether any among Norris, Leclerc, Albon and Gasly go on to win multiple world titles some day, things that excite F1 will always…

Why Was Bernie Ecclestone Not Happy With The Miami GP?

There are always two sides to a story. One that is impressive and hence, appeals to a larger lot. It tends to gain the popular or the famous vote (or view) of the public. And then, there’s that sort of…